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A sentence is a group of words that forms a statement or command. Every sentence should have a subject and a verb, and the subject and verb must “agree.”

The links below have more information and instruction about sentences:

Sentence Guidelines

Parts of Speech Review

Basic Sentence Patterns

A guide to constructing basic sentences

Grammar and Vocabulary

Resource Type: Quick Guides

Guide to Direct Objects

Many sentences in English require a subject, a verb, and a direct object. Refer to this guide to learn more about sentence structure and direct objects.

Grammar and Vocabulary

Resource Type: Quick Guides

Mastering active and passive voice

A guide to the active and passive voice in written and spoken English.

Grammar and Vocabulary

Resource Type: Quick Guides

The rules of subject/verb agreement

A grammar guide for students and educators. This free grammar resource discusses the rules of subject-verb agreement in English.

Grammar and Vocabulary

Resource Type: Quick Guides

Using the Passive Voice in Scientific Writing

It's important to know when it's appropriate to use passive voice in scientific and acadmic writing. Students and educators can refer to this guide on passive voice from Gallaudet University to learn more.

Grammar and Vocabulary

Resource Type: Quick Guides

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